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Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette

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ISBN-10: 0312361505

ISBN-13: 9780312361501

Edition: 2006

Authors: Carolly Erickson

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Imagine that, on the night before she is to die under the blade of the guillotine, Marie Antoinette leaves behind in her prison cell a diary telling the story of her life--from her privileged childhood as Austrian Archduchess to her years as glamorous mistress of Versailles to the heartbreak of imprisonment and humiliation during the French Revolution. Carolly Erickson takes the reader deep into the psyche of France's doomed queen: her love affair with handsome Swedish diplomat Count Axel Fersen, who risked his life to save her; her fears on the terrifying night the Parisian mob broke into her palace bedroom intent on murdering her and her family; her harrowing attempted flight from France…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 8/8/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Carolly Erickson (born 1943) is an author of historical fiction and non-fiction. She lives in Hawaii. She is a historian and the author of The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette, The First Elizabeth, Great Catherine, Alexandra and many other prize-winning works of fiction and nonfiction. She earned her doctorate in history from Columbia University.